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What’s Worse Than $1 Artisanal Ice? Second State, the new restaurant that tried to charge $1 for ice, will reward “girls who wear dresses and men who wear jackets” to brunch with complimentary booze. -5

Misery: House of Cards is looking for 200 extras for tomorrow’s shoot in Hartford County, Md. Should be warm. -2

Heat at the End of the Tunnel: Yesterday was freezing. Today is freezing. But temperatures will rise through the weekend and hit nearly 70 degrees by Monday. +4

Money Mouth: The Wizards’ Marcin Gortat keeps giving fans the best quotes. Today’s winning line? “Every conversation I have with myself in my brain, I think I’m becoming a better man.” +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 51 Today’s score: 0  Today’s Needle rating: 51